Ramona Belle (Tanner) Mingus, 82, of Shelbyville, IL, passed away at 6:30 AM Friday Sept.23. 2011 in her home.

A private graveside service will be held at 10:00 AM Thursday Sept. 29, 2011 in Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville.There will be no visitation.Memorials can be made to the Shelby County Humane Society, 1309 West South 7th Street, Shelbyville, IL 62565 or HSCI Pet Adoption Center 423 Kays Drive Normal, IL 61761-1958 and on line at www.hscipets.org/memorialdonationi.htm.Arrangements are entrusted to Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Shelbyville.On line condolences: www.lockartgreenfuneralhome.com

Ramona was born Nov. 27, 1928 in Streator, IL the daughter of Elmer and Della Dollins Tanner.

She married Harold J. Mingus Oct. 26, 1947 in Wycliffe, KY and he passed away Dec. 11, 1998.

Ramona graduated from the Decatur Area Vocation School of Nursing.She was a nurse at Pana Community Hospital in Pana for over 20 years and at several nursing homes in the area.

Ramona was an extremely warm, caring person. She spent her life taking care of her husband and children, and providing loving care to her patients.After her children were raised, she gave care and shelter to all kinds of homeless animals, especially dogs and cats.

Surviving are; sons Marvin M. Mingus and Marshall J. Mingus; daughters: Dana L. Baker, Barbara J. Shumaker, Donna K. Caplinger and husband Ben, Kimberly S. Breneman and husband Kevin; grandchildren: Steve Jeffers, Matthew J. Mingus, Amanda Brown, Kathy Mason, Jeremy Handshy, Nicole Handshy, John Shumaker, Adam Shumaker, Briana Paige Mingus and Gabrielle Rae Mingus; ten great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Harold, daughter Kathleen Ann Mingus Gill; grandsons Rodney Mingus and Walter Oliver Beals.